150 Years of Women at Berkeley Astronomy

Historical

Phoebe Waterman Haas

Phoebe Waterman Haas is one of the first two women to receive a Ph.D. in astronomy (1914) from UC Berkeley.
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Sophia Levy

Sophia Levy is one of the first women to receive a Ph.D. in astronomy (1920) from UC Berkeley.
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Cecile Trumpler Weaver

Cecile Trumpler Weaver graduated in astronomy 1939.

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Mary Lea Heger Shane

Mary Lea Heger Shane received a Ph.D. in astronomy from UC Berkeley in 1924.
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Jill Tarter

Jill Tarter received a Ph.D. in astronomy from UC Berkeley in 1975.

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Anna Estelle Glancy

Anna Estelle Glancy is one of the first two women to receive a Ph.D. in astronomy (1914) from UC Berkeley.
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Charlotte Moore Sitterly

Charlotte Moore Sitterly received a Ph.D. in astronomy from UC Berkeley in 1931. (Read more)

 

Helen Pillans

Helen Pillans received a Ph.D. in astronomy from UC Berkeley in 1952.

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Priscilla Fairfield Bok

Priscilla Fairfield Bok received a Ph.D. in astronomy from UC Berkeley in 1921.
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Imke de Pater

Imke de Pater was the first woman appointed to the Faculty in the Department of Astronomy. She has a joint appointment with EPS.
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